In the News – October 2021
In The News
From training programs to working dogs, October showcased various aspects of Southeastern Guide Dogs. Read about our Canine Fitness Program, learn about our multi-sensory experience, Beyond the Dark, and find out how some dogs find their way to public service instead of guide dog work. These stories and more where shared this month. Check them out!
Support Throughout the Journey By adding a fitness program to an already robust training regimen, we’re creating the Olympic athletes of the canine world. Veterinary Advantage shares how we keep our dogs happy and healthy through canine fitness. Read the story here.
Behind every working dog is a story. Photographer Lynn Cobb set out to photograph and share the stories of many different types of service dogs. One of those was Southeastern Guide Dogs graduate Arnold O’Neal and guide dog Brody. Read the article here, and see what Arnold had to say about Brody and being part of this project.
Experience Darkness in a Whole New Light
Beyond the Dark returned this month, allowing the public to experience darkness in a whole new light. Suncoast Pet shared what’s to be expected at this mutlisensory experience and how the public can attend. Read the article here.
A Dog’s Purpose
Every dog picks its own career path. Sometimes guide or service dog work isn’t for them. That was the case for Bobby. Bobby selected a career in public service, and now he serves as an arson K9 for the New Berns Fire Department. Learn about Bobby’s early days at Southeastern Guide Dogs and how he selected his new career here.
Reader’s Digest Pet Pals 2021 Contest Winners Include Lots of Good Dogs
The Best Pet Pals contest continues to shine a light on our amazing furry friends. 1,030 dogs, 581 cats, and dozens of other animals competed, but only a few could be victorious. Those winners included our very own Bob Macpherson and service dog Blue. Dog O Day featured the winners in this article.